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USS NEWMAN

(APD-59)

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APD-59 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 Keel Date: 8 JUN 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
AUG 1943 Launch Date: 9 AUG 1943
NOV 1943 Commissioned: 26 NOV 1943
FEB 1946 Decommissioned: 18 FEB 1946

APD-59 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Laxton Gail Newman

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 15 August 1966